In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.
Category Archive: 1922
When people don’t understand that the government doesn’t have their interests in mind, they’re more susceptible to go to war.
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don’t you think?
We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.
Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime.
Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.
There is no falsification before the emergence of a better theory.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Most wars, after all, present themselves as humanitarian endeavors to help people.